Billy McCoy

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Billy McCoy is the best-selling author of dozens of novels including his most recent The Awakening. "...readers should anticipate McCoy to become a rising star of twisted novels." '--San Francisco Book Review.

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“Hello,” she grinned. I was sort of shaking my head when I said, “Tyisha, I expect something extraordinary from you. Not this! You are going to shatter the highest, hardest glass ceilings, if not shatter it then at least give them eighteen million cracks.”

She didn’t answer. She was off by herself someplace else then finally she turned to me and half leaned, half sat,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 14, 2018 08:31 Tags: literary-fiction, sylvia-plath, the-handmaid-s-tale, women-s-fiction
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message 25: by Karen

Karen Tyrrell Thanks for friending Billy,
please check out my memoirs

Me and Her:A Memoir of Madness
Me and Him: A Guide to Recovery

A Teachers return from harassment & Insanity

http://www.karentyrrell.com
Karen :)


message 24: by Brian

Brian Thank you for your friendship, Billy!


message 23: by Robin

Robin Clark Hello Billy, thank you for being my friend.
Peace and happiness be with you,
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message 22: by C.J.

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Hello Billy,

It's a pleasure having you for a friend here at Goodreads. I look forward to learning about your work. Thank you so much and best wishes to you.

My warmest regards and respect,
CJ

Anatomy of a Poet by C.J. Heck
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message 21: by Katy

Katy Thanks for the friend'vite. I used to live in the Minneapolis area! I lived mostly in St. Louis Park and Eden Prairie, but also in Plymouth for awhile. Some great stuff up there. Nice to meet you!


♥♡¢σσкιє♥♡ (Krystle) Thanks for the friend invite! :)
And I love your name, it sounds like the name of a cowboy! :D


message 19: by Caroline (last edited Jul 08, 2013 10:06AM)

Caroline I want to say Thank you for the friendvite Billy! ^_^


message 18: by Rebecca

Rebecca Gordon Thanks for the friend request! Have a happy reading day!


message 17: by Beth

Beth Michele Thanks for the add Billy! :)


message 16: by Mike

Mike Thanks for the request, Billy chat soon :)


message 15: by Robert

Robert Thanks for the friend request, Billy.


message 14: by Blak

Blak Rayne Great to meet you, Billy! All the best. :D


Shawnette Hi Billy, thanks for the invite :-)


Lucy Qhuay Thanks for the friend request, Billy! :)


message 11: by Angela

Angela Blount Thank you for the friend request, sir! :) Interesting to find someone who was born in Alabama and moved to Minnesota, as I did just the opposite a decade or so ago... Hope you're keeping warm up there. ;)


s.penkevich Thank you for the friend request!


Christine Hatfield Thanks for being my friend


Chris- Bookaddict Thanks Billy for the friend invite :)


Cynthia Dunn Billy, thanks for the friend request. A pleasure to meet you!


message 6: by Pang

Pang Hi Billy! Thanks for the request! :D


Cassandra Giovanni Thank for the invite!


message 4: by Midu

Midu Hadi Thanks for the invite!


message 3: by Susie

Susie Sexton Thanks for the add!


message 2: by Billy

Billy McCoy Sarah wrote: "Hello Billy, thank you for the friend request! (="
Thanks Sarah, have you published any books! If so, what genre?


message 1: by Sarah

Sarah Hello Billy, thank you for the friend request! (=


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